But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Do Not Be Surprised - Apologetic Report
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 00:00

Sibling Status Means Something

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imageFor the body is not one member, but many. If the foot says, “Because I am not a hand, I am not a part of the body,” it is not for this reason any the less a part of the body. And if the ear says, “Because I am not an eye, I am not a part of the body,” it is not for this reason any the less a part of...

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Saturday, 10 November 2018 23:34

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageWhat a Friend We Have in Jesus

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Saturday, 10 November 2018 21:02

Equipping Eve: Not Seen, But Heard

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imageRemember “Doubting Thomas,” who insisted on seeing the resurrected Christ before believing that He was alive? When Jesus appeared to Thomas, He said to him, “Blessed are they who did not see, and yet believed.” We love Christ even though we haven’t seen Him, but we can still know what He looks like...

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Friday, 09 November 2018 03:36

This 'n' That

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imageI went to the store last night to get cough drops. Did you know that some cough drops require you to be 18 years old to purchase them? I guess they don't want anybody going overboard on menthol. Anyway, on my way to the register, I spotted a display with new toys for Christmas. Consider this your...

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Saturday, 03 November 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageHow Great Thou Art

Authors: EBenz...

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Friday, 02 November 2018 03:54

This 'n' That

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imageThis seemed like the quintessential "November"picture. Wow, can you believe it's November already? November means lots of things: more fall colors and increasingly bare trees, increased stress levels as the holidays approach, more sickness, more layers, and, for those of us whose...

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Saturday, 27 October 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageAll Hail the Power of Jesus' Name

Authors: EBenz...

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Friday, 26 October 2018 03:39

This 'n' That

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imageIs it just me, or do Christians talk about trials a lot? I mean, a lot. Don't misunderstand, I know that we all go through trials, sometimes very lengthy and draining trials (oh boy, do I know about this!), but this topic really seems to dominate a great many books, articles, and even sermons. What...

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Saturday, 20 October 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageOur Great Savior

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Friday, 19 October 2018 23:03

This 'n' That (on Saturday)

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imageThis llama has nothing to do with this post. I think I can count on one hand the number of times that I've had to delay your week in review, so I'm grateful for your patience! It wasn't in the plans for this post to be delayed, but yesterday kind of slipped away from me. Nevertheless, I still have...

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Saturday, 13 October 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageWhat a Friend We Have in Jesus

Authors: EBenz...

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Friday, 12 October 2018 03:23

This 'n' That

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imageFall has officially arrived. I'm busting out my hand warmers to keep my digits warm while I type at work, and I'm dangerously close to buying some of those microwaveable slippers to keep my toes toasty during the day (I work from home, so slippers are allowed). I actually really like fall, but the...

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Saturday, 06 October 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageDoxology

Authors: EBenz...

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Saturday, 06 October 2018 07:46

Equipping Eve: The Promises of God: God's Promised Seed

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imageOur God keeps His promises, and no doubt the greatest of these promises is found in Genesis 3:15. Get your page-turning fingers ready, ladies, because we’re about to dig into the biblical text to find out more about God’s promised Seed! Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve.

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Friday, 05 October 2018 03:26

This 'n' That

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imageFall means pie (yay!), and lots of it! Unfortunately, the temperatures around here have been so warm, it's difficult to get in the pie-making, or even the pie-eating mood. And pumpkin flavored treats? I've only been able to delve into some pumpkin cookies, and even that feels odd with the...

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Friday, 28 September 2018 02:30

This 'n' That

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imageWow, I cannot believe that it is nearly October! The month of September has absolutely zoomed past, and I don't even remember how it was spent! Oh well, such is the busyness of life. Around here, it is finally starting to feel like fall, and this morning's chilly temperatures were no exception. We...

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Saturday, 22 September 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageJesus Shall Reign

Authors: EBenz...

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Saturday, 22 September 2018 01:08

Equipping Eve: Salvation in the Old Testament

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imageAll those sacrifices…all that blood! Wow, it really must have been difficult for Old Testament believers to get saved and stay saved! Wait a minute…let’s back up and see what the Bible has to say about salvation in the Old Testament. Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve....

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Friday, 21 September 2018 04:20

This 'n' That

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imageThe dentist always asks me if I can open a bit wider. And everybody says I have a big mouth! Have you ever bitten your tongue? It hurts! Now, have you ever bitten your tongue while it was numb, for instance, if you were at the dentist? I have. When this happens, the novocaine acts as both a...

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Friday, 14 September 2018 04:09

This 'n' That

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imageHurricane Florence as seen from the space station. Credit: NASA; Source: Space.com I do hope you are all remembering to pray for those in the path of Hurricane Florence. When we see such seemingly uncontrollable—yet divinely controlled—strength, it ought to cause us to reassess our priorities. Not...

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Saturday, 08 September 2018 22:43

A Hymn No Man Can Mimic

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imageI love the sound of rain. It's steadiness is soothing to me, and I appreciate how it seems to overwhelm all other noise. Yet, over the past 24 hours, we have received an extraordinary amount of rain, due to Tropical Storm Gordon making its way across the map. The temperatures have dropped and the...

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Saturday, 08 September 2018 22:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageHis Eye Is On the Sparrow

Authors: EBenz...

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Saturday, 08 September 2018 01:00

Equipping Eve: The Fruit of God's Faithfulness

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imageGod is faithful. It’s easy for us to give lip service to this, because we intellectually know it to be true, but sometimes it helps to reflect on real, living examples of how God has exercised His faithfulness to His people. That’s when our Lord stops being an unreachable entity in the sky, and sta...

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Friday, 07 September 2018 02:30

This 'n' That

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imageAny time my family traveled to the beach when I was young, one of my primary goals was to find a large conch shell so I could take the ocean home. You know what I mean; the phenomenon of holding a shell to your ear and hearing the waves is one that fascinated me as a child, especially since that...

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Saturday, 01 September 2018 23:30

Sunday Morning Praise

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imageSince Christ My Soul From Sin Set Free

Authors: EBenz...

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